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Day and Night World Map

The map below shows the current position of the Sun and the Moon. It shows which parts of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, October 12, 2012 at 07:18:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 35' South, Longitude: 66° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.88 meters/second, 1655.6 km/hour, 1028.7 miles/hour or 893.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.15 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.15 mi
1 hour15° 00' 09.2"1028.74 miwest0° 00' 56.1"1.07 misouth1028.73 mi
24 hours0° 03' 36.6"4.13 miwest0° 22' 25.8"25.69 misouth26.02 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 12, 2012 at 07:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 17' North, Longitude: 25° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.39 meters/second, 1610.6 km/hour, 1000.8 miles/hour or 869.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.68 miwest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 misouth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 30' 25.7"1000.74 miwest0° 12' 00.9"13.76 misouth1000.96 mi
24 hours11° 58' 57.5"826.60 mieast4° 56' 37.7"339.71 misouth895.20 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaFri 1:18 PM617 km383 miles333 nmEast E
VictoriaFri 11:18 AM1301 km809 miles703 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaleFri 12:18 PM1497 km930 miles808 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port LouisFri 11:18 AM1718 km1068 miles928 nmSouthwest SW
Saint-DenisFri 11:18 AM1914 km1190 miles1034 nmSouthwest SW
ThiruvananthapuramFri 12:48 PM2103 km1307 miles1136 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboFri 12:48 PM2160 km1342 miles1166 nmNortheast NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 12:48 PM2161 km1343 miles1167 nmNortheast NE
MaduraiFri 12:48 PM2304 km1432 miles1244 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AntananarivoFri 10:18 AM2436 km1514 miles1316 nmWest-southwest WSW
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